Tuesday , April 13 2021

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Covid-19 vaccine shortage? Health Minister Harsh Vardhan says sufficient doses available for all states

Image Source : PTI Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday dismissed as “farce” the “hue and cry” by certain states about partisanship by the Centre and called it an attempt to hide their own incompetence, saying non-BJP ruled Maharashtra and Rajasthan figured among the top three ...

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Medical officer caught taking bribe of Rs 5 lakh in Maharashtra’s Thane

Image Source : PTI/REPRESENTATIONAL. Medical officer caught taking bribe in Thane. A 55-year-old medical officer of the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) was caught red-handed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday while accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh for passing the tender for the supply of ventilators for COVID-19 patients, ...

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COVID-19: Tourists coming to Kashmir by road will undergo tests

Image Source : PTI/REPRESENTATIONAL. Tourists coming to Kashmir by road will undergo COVID tests.  All the travellers coming to Kashmir by road shall undergo coronavirus tests in Kulgam district, an official said on Thursday. Srinagar Deputy Commissioner (DC) Mohammed Aijaz Asad chaired a meeting to review the coronavirus situation, a spokesperson said. Asad ...

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Bengaluru: Mother strangulates 3-year-old daughter to death for taking father’s side during tiff over TV

Image Source : ANI/ FILE Bengaluru: Mother strangulates 3-year-old daughter to death for taking father’s side during tiff over TV A 26-year-old woman strangulated her three-year-old daughter to death using her ‘dupatta’ (veil) after the minor reportedly took the side of her father during a tiff over who should watch ...

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‘No choice,’ says Punjab govt, to implement direct bank transfer of MSP to farmers

Image Source : PTI Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal. Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Thursday said the state government has “no choice” but to implement the Centre’s mandated instruction on direct bank transfer of MSP to farmers from the current season. Badal, after a lengthy discussion with ...

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